over 4 years
highly overrated working class hero. credit given for inventing the montage.
almost 5 years
Less a boxing movie, more an effectively inspiring tale of overcoming the odds
Taylor Reginald Wright
A beautiful underdog story with excellent performances, great characters and a big heart.
over 6 years
The ultimate story of an underdog and the birth of a cult classic American hero.
Other than the fight scenes and the montages this movie is nothing special Kinda rapey too
So many tropes of modern cinema found their footing in Rocky. Total classic.
over 7 years
Apsolutni classic o upornosti i veri...legenda o Rocky-ju neće umreti nikad
Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen, and written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. It tells the rags to riches American Dream story of Rocky Balboa, an uneducated but kind-hearted debt collector for a loan shark in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rocky starts out as a club fighter who then gets a shot at the world heavyweight championship. The film also stars Talia Shire as Adrian, Burt Young as Adrian's brother Paulie, Burgess Meredith as Rocky's trainer Mickey Goldmill, and Carl Weathers as the champion, Apollo Creed.
The film, made on a budget of less than $1 million and shot in 28 days, was a sleeper hit; it made over $225 million the highest grossing film of 1976, and won three Oscars, including Best Picture. The film received many positive reviews and turned Stallone into a major star. It spawned five sequels: Rocky II, III, IV, V and Rocky Balboa.
On November 25, 1975, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is introduced as a small-time...